Sri Lanka registers 204 new COVID-positive cases

Sri Lanka registers 204 new COVID-positive cases

March 4, 2021   06:37 pm

Sri Lanka saw an uptick in its COVID-19 caseload as 204 more persons were tested positive for the virus today (March 04).

Department of Government Information said 200 of them were identified as close contacts of earlier cases linked to the Peliyagoda cluster while the remaining four were detected from the prison cluster.

The new development has pushed the total number of confirmed novel coronavirus infections in the country to 84,430.

Meanwhile, the recoveries count reached 80,836 earlier today with 339 patients returning to health.

According to statistics, 3,110 active cases are still under medical care at designated hospitals and treatment centres.

Sri Lanka has also witnessed 484 fatalities due to the outbreak of the pandemic.

Disclaimer: All the comments will be moderated by the AD editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or slanderous. Please avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment and avoid typing all capitalized comments. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by flagging them(mouse over a comment and click the flag icon on the right side). Do use these forums to voice your opinions and create healthy discourse.

Most Viewed Video Stories